GITLIN, T: The Twilight of Common Dreams: Why America Is Wracked by Culture Wars

Gitlin, Todd. The Twilight of Common Dreams: Why America Is Wracked by Culture Wars. Metropolitan Books, 1995. ISBN: 0805040900. Unmarked. Clipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30915) $12.00

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Gitlin, a cultural historian, argues in the 1990s that the American Left will meet its demise in the current battles over political correctness. 294p. Notes. Index.

DARNDEN, R: Nothing but Love in God’s Water (2 volumes and CD)

Book cover. Nothing but Love in God’s Water (2 volumes and CD)Darnden, Robert. Nothing but Love in God’s Water (2 volumes and CD). Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30745) $85.00

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These two volumes document the vital role of black sacred music in fueling and sustaining the slow march toward freedom and equal rights for the African American community in the United States.

Volume 1: Black Sacred Music from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement (ISBN 9780271050843; 224p).

Volume 2: Black Sacred Music from Sit-Ins to Resurrection City (ISBN 9780271075761; 344p).

Black-and-white illustrations in both books. Includes CD with sampling of music from both books.

SHETTERLY, R: Americans Who Tell the Truth

Book cover. Americans Who Tell the Truth Shetterly, Robert. Americans Who Tell the Truth. Dutton Books for Young Readers;, 2005. ISBN: 0525474293. Unmarked. Sun fading at spine. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30609) $16.00

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Artist Robert Shetterly’s fifty portraits, combined with thought-provoking quotes and concise biographies, offer a powerful view into what it means to be American, to hold American values, and to be part of a democratic society.

Included are Frederick Douglass, Rachel Carson, Chief Joseph, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, Mark Twain, Woody Guthrie, and more.

46p. Measures 11.25×9.25 inches.

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